Home & Decorating

Wed 29 May 2019

Sellout Aldi dupe of $500 item returns

Sellout Aldi dupe of $500 item returns

Last time it went on sale, it sold out “within seconds” — and judging from the excitement on social media, this year will be even quicker.

Mon 27 May 2019

Gold accent adds touch of glamour to your interior

premium_icon Gold accent adds touch of glamour to your interior

You don't need to spend much but the final effect is worth its weight in gold.

Fri 24 May 2019

Charity rejects mum’s X-rated pillow

Charity rejects mum’s X-rated pillow

It may look like an innocent, floral cushion but this mum was left mortified after her local charity pointed out its crude feature.

Tue 21 May 2019

Rare $20,000 find at Bay museum fair

premium_icon Rare $20,000 find at Bay museum fair

A man who had been collecting rare relics from the era of whaling discovered exactly how much the collection was worth.

Mon 20 May 2019

Best ways to warm your home this winter

premium_icon Best ways to warm your home this winter

How to create cosy, stylish spaces without breaking the bank.

Business empowering women with confidence in the workshop

premium_icon Business empowering women with confidence in the workshop

POWER tools and pallets, business teaches women to become more 'handy' for a good cause.

Mon 13 May 2019

Home staging, will it make more when you sell?

premium_icon Home staging, will it make more when you sell?

One of the fastest growing industries in Australian real estate, a home stylist can help your property look its best in competitive market.

Sat 11 May 2019

Noosa Hill house-price record set by masterpiece with views

premium_icon Noosa Hill house-price record set by masterpiece with views

RIVIERA - a dazzling property masterpiece - has set a new record for Noosa Hill.

Make your bedroom a dream scene

Make your bedroom a dream scene

Turn your bedroom into an organised, calm sanctuary with these styling tips from an interiors expert.

Fri 10 May 2019

Ikea’s $105 insult to Aussie mum

Ikea’s $105 insult to Aussie mum

When Kylie Hughes received a letter from Ikea’s lawyers, it was “a little bit like getting a letter from a pop star you’re in love with”.

Thu 9 May 2019

Why people need to keep their pools maintained in winter

premium_icon Why people need to keep their pools maintained in winter

'A pool might look clean and clear, but after a few months of little or no monitoring, odds are it's not'

Wed 8 May 2019

Mum’s reno described as ‘pantry porn’

Mum’s reno described as ‘pantry porn’

Photographs of a mum’s newly renovated pantry have been described as “pantry porn” by other envious renovators, eager to soak up her tips.

Mon 6 May 2019

Are you being served? Online support key for customers

premium_icon Are you being served? Online support key for customers

Stores need to back up their web site's offerings with genuine, human customer service.

Tue 30 Apr 2019

RENTAL CRISIS: Why we can't afford to live here anymore

premium_icon RENTAL CRISIS: Why we can't afford to live here anymore

COSTS of rentals on the Northern Rivers are increasing, but wages remain fixed. Now the chance of finding an affordable home is "fast approaching zero".

Mon 29 Apr 2019

Finding the right balance is a design basic

premium_icon Finding the right balance is a design basic

We subtly know when something is off-centre, with symmetry an important element in most traditional interiors.

Fri 26 Apr 2019

Learn how to build a beautiful home for less than $10k

premium_icon Learn how to build a beautiful home for less than $10k

FANCY no morgage and a rent-free home? Learn the ins and outs of building a revolutionary tiny house at a workshop this weekend.

Mon 22 Apr 2019

Get in the 'mum zone' to wind down at home

premium_icon Get in the 'mum zone' to wind down at home

The man cave is a commonly accepted concept for men, but what about an equivalent for women?

Mon 15 Apr 2019

Keeping men in mind for home design

premium_icon Keeping men in mind for home design

For a bachelor's pad or a more macho aesthetic, there's plenty to draw inspiration from.

Wed 10 Apr 2019

‘Feral’ Kmart hack causes uproar

‘Feral’ Kmart hack causes uproar

An Aussie mum proudly showed off her 'perfect' pantry — only for people to get angry over a tiny detail you could very easily miss.

Tue 9 Apr 2019

Samsung’s secret weapon: is this the Dyson killer?

premium_icon Samsung’s secret weapon: is this the Dyson killer?

The stick vac market is a big one for time-poor Aussies who want to get cleaning out of the way quickly and without using cumbersome machines.

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